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CV/EP Technician

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center- East Bank is looking to hire a Cardio Vascular Electrophyisiology Tech (CV EP Tech) to assist with procedures in CV and EP providing diagnostic testing, collects and assesses data, performs scrub role and assists cardiologists.

Location: Minneapolis , MN

1.0 FTE , 10 hr shifts, 80 hours in two weeks.

Weekends and holiday rotation is required

Position has full benefits

On Call Hours: Yes, must be able to arrive within 30 minutes

Responsibilities/Job Description

Demonstrates ability to safely and accurately operate equipment:

  • Operate monitor/recording equipment in all cardiac cath lab procedures.
  • Able to electrically and mechanically balance and calibrate pressure transducers and amplifiers in all rooms.
  • Troubleshoots and corrects ECG tracing problems
  • Operates tableside C-arm controls
  • Insures all POC testing equipment is maintained according to established standards
  • Applies prescribed three major principals of radiation safety at all times

Collects, assesses and maintains patient data

  • Enters patient demographics into both monitoring and x-ray equipment
  • Records all patient and monitor data on event log according to established guidelines.
  • Archives procedure to CD-Rom
  • Enters all data into computer system for accurate billing and patient procedure history
  • Reduces all right and left heart data to basic form for physician interpretation and reporting.
  • Assesses and documents pulses distal to catheter insertion site pre and post surgical
  • Recognizes rhythms and sudden hemodynamic changes.

Assists invasive cardiologist with all invasive coronary procedures.

  • Ability to scrub in all procedures in diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac Cath Lab and EP
  • Proficient in patient preparation and sterile tray set up.
  • Assists the cardiologist with required catheter and wire manipulation while maintaining the required sterile technique.

Core EP duties (upon orientation/training).

  • Operates monitor/recorder and intracardiac simulator for EP studies
  • Operates RF Ablation equipment
  • With use of computer, draw and calculate LV grams to include ejection fraction and stroke volume.
  • Monitor for EP studies/ablations, integrating use of EP mapping systems.

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Graduate of an education program (cardio vascular invasive tech) accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

License/Certification/Registration

  • Must obtain either CVT, RTR , RCIS, or RCES (within 1 year)
  • Current CPR for healthcare providers prior to start date
  • ACLS upon completion of orientation at site
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time wearing a protective lead apron. Strong dexterity skills a plus.
  • Must be able to respond to the hospital within 30 minutes of receiving a page.

Preferred

Experience

  • 1-3 Years CVT experience

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis , CV/EP Technician, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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